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0. Home Intro to MOOC
1. History of MOOC's
2. Benefits and challenges of a MOOC
3. What to consider before rolling out a MOOC
4. Designing a MOOC using social media tools
5. Self regulated learning and coping with MOOC abundance
6. Facilitating a MOOC
7. How to make your MOOC mobile accessible
8. The First week
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References mentioned in this MOOC guide:
Fini A. (2009). The Technological Dimension of a Massive Open Online Crouse: the Case of the CCK08 Course Tools. International Review of Research oin Open and Distance Learning. Volume 10, Number 5.
Iiyoshi T. & Kumar M.S.V. (Eds.) (2008). Opening up education: The collective advancement of education through open technology, open content, and open knowledge. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
Traxler, J. (2010). The ‘Learner Experience of Mobiles, Mobility and Connectedness. Paper published by ELESIG Evaluation of Learners' Experiences of e-Learning Special Interest Group. Retrieved from web
(accessed 20 May 2011)
Some additional references referring to MOOC’s and/or connectivism
Bell, F. (2011) Connectivism: Its Place in Theory-Informed Research and Innovation in Technolgy-Enabled Learning. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Volume 12, Number 3. Retrievable from web
(accessed 20 May 2011).
Cormier D, Siemens G (2010) Through the open door: open courses as research, learning, and engagement. EDUCAUSE Review; 2010; 45(4): 30-9.
de Waard, I., Koutropoulos, A., Gallagher, M. S., Keskin, N., Rodriguez, O., Hogue, R., Abajian, S. (2011) Combining mLearning, connectivism and the MOOC format to fit contemporary learning realities (paper in review state at IRRODL)
Downes, S. (2006). Learning networks and connective knowledge. Instructional Technology Forum: paper 92. Retrieved from web
(accessed 12 April 2011)
Downes, S. (2007). What Connectivism Is. Connectivism Conference, University of Manitoba. Retrieved from web
(accessed 26 May 2011)
Kop, R. & Hill, A. (2008). Connectivism: Learning theory of the future or vestige of the past? International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, Volume 9, Number 3. Retrieved from web
(accessed 18 May 2011)
Mackness, J., Mak, S., & Williams, R. (2010). The ideals and reality of participating in a MOOC. Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on Networked Learning, Aalborg, Denmark. Retrievable from web
(accessed 24 May 2011)
K. Masters : A Brief Guide To Understanding MOOCs. The Internet Journal of Medical Education. 2011 Volume 1 Number 2. Retrievable from web
(accessed 29 June 2011)
Mc Auley, A., Stewart, B., Siemens, G. & Cormier, D. (2010). The MOOC Model for Digital Practice. Retrieved from
. (20th May 2011).
Siemens, G. (2004). Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning, January 2005, Volume 2 Number 1. Retrieved from web
(accessed 18 May 2011).
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